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Are Dialysis Patients Being Over-Screened for Colon Cancer?

• Colonoscopies are being performed more often on healthier dialysis patients than on those with more limited life expectancies; however, overall, dialysis patients are being screened at a much higher rate relative to their life expectancy than their counterparts without kidney failure.

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Complexity of CRRT Makes Managing Medications a Challenge for Clinicians

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A symposium on continuous renal replacement therapies in AACN Advanced Critical Care includes an article on the multitude of factors that clinicians should incorporate into drug dosing and medication management during CRRT.

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Statement of Eleanor D. Lederer, MD, FASN, President, American Society of Nephrology on Proposed FY 2018 Budget

Condemns the Administration’s Proposed Funding Cuts for the National Institute of Health

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Reduced Dose of Warfarin Alternative May Help Prevent Strokes in Dialysis Patients

• In dialysis patients who took 2.5 mg of apixaban twice daily, blood concentrations of the drug were maintained at therapeutic levels.

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Nephropathy, IgA Nephropathy, glomerulonephritis, Autoimmunity, genomewide-association study, O-glycosylation

Genetic Clues to Kidney Disease Uncovered

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Using international genomic studies backed by proof-of-concept cell experiments, researchers have identified two genes that contribute to the chronic kidney disease glomerulonephritis.

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From One Red Raider to Another: Kidney Donation Gives Second Chance at Life

Last year, when Jamie Hansard, executive director of undergraduate admissions at Texas Tech University, learned she would need a transplant, she said she felt overwhelmed and scared. But thanks to fellow Red Raider Sara Gragg, Hansard not only received a new kidney in a matter of months – she’s already well on her way back to a normal life.







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